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14 June 2019

How to cope with the menopause: The Last Female Taboo?

As a woman in my late 40’s I have been following the recent publicity on how to cope with menopause and the growing acceptance that is allowing women to talk more freely about their struggles. The impact of menopause on women, husbands, fathers, children, male colleagues and employers can be at least awkward if not […]

13 June 2019

Tennis Elbow: A sports massage approach

Tennis elbow is a very common disorder of the elbow and forearm. It can effect anybody who places excessive or repetitive stress onto the wrist and elbow. Traditionally, tennis elbow was so called due to the higher impact movements of hitting a tennis ball with a racquet as in tennis. This action pulls on the muscles […]

11 June 2019

Cracked heels and summer sandals just don’t go well together!

In the winter our feet are often out of sight and out of mind. But summer is here, let’s get them out and be proud and comfortable! Here are some top tips to get your feet summer ready and to reduce the appearance of cracked heels. Toenails: Ladies, take a break from nail polish for […]

11 June 2019

Babies and Reflux: Simple tips to help minimise discomfort

Reflux is a common condition in babies which causes them to bring up small amounts of milk or can occasionally cause vomiting after eating. Most babies have a certain amount of reflux because the valve at the top of the stomach (lower oesophageal sphincter) is not fully developed. Babies can bring up some milk, and […]

11 June 2019

Tummy gap after pregnancy?

I can feel a gap in my tummy muscles.  What is it? The medical term for tummy gap is “diastasis recti” and is a really common post natal condition.  About two out three post natal mums will have some degree of separation of their stomach muscles.  It is a widening of the two sets of rectus abdominis muscles […]

11 June 2019

Psoas: The most important muscle you’ve probably never heard of ….

The psoas or Iliopsoas muscle, to give it its full name, is a muscle that lies deep within the abdomen. It is the major link between the upper thorax and the lower body and becomes chronically overworked, weak and tight through long periods of sitting at work.  This can, in turn cause, amongst other things, lower […]

9 April 2019

Spring = DIY = Injury

As we venture out of hibernation, that list of left over DIY jobs from last year suddenly becomes longer and more urgent, and if you are like most “DIYers”, the tasks you are about to take on will be very different from your normal day to day activity. So it’s important to realise that your […]

22 March 2019

Run Mumma Run

Physiotherapist Lisa Few and Anna Curtis are hosting a workshop for mums wanting to get back into running after giving birth. Attend this event for loads of tips and advice for returning to exercise safely. Find out more @lisafewphysiotherapy Buy tickets at www.bodyresults.co.uk/rmr This event has already taken place, but you can find more information in our […]

22 March 2019

Is back pain taking control of your life?

Many people experience aches and pains in the back and neck on a daily basis. Going to bed with pain and waking up stiff and achy the next morning becomes common place when day to day activity dictates prolonged static postures, such as desk based work, driving jobs and hairdressing or prolonged repetitive activity such […]